Council approves bold new transport strategy

Lambeth's new transport strategy has been approved by councillors, more importantly so has the plan for how it'll be implemented. Lambeth Cyclists was there. Lambeth Cyclists was there. This is what we told councillors: We welcome Lambeth’s bold new Transport Strategy and support its core principle of rebalancing Lambeth’s streets in favour of walking, cycling … Continue reading Council approves bold new transport strategy

Brixton gets cash for walking and cycling infrastructure

We have great news this morning that Lambeth council will get cash to make walking, cycling and living in Brixton better. This should be a big step forward and we look forward to working with the council to help deliver on its successful bid. The Liveable Neighbourhoods money from TfL should mean big improvements to … Continue reading Brixton gets cash for walking and cycling infrastructure

Council elections: demand space for cycling in your area

There are council elections on Thursday 3 May. Remember to vote on the day or to return your postal ballot if you have one.Which candidates do you think will do most to improve cycling safety, enable more people to ride, and take steps to improve air quality?At the last council elections we set out ‘asks’ for … Continue reading Council elections: demand space for cycling in your area

Soft measures not a substitute for a safe and attractive cycling environment

Lambeth Cyclists has run a fact check analysing the cycling related claims made in Lambeth Council’s “Sustainability Update” to the Council's Cabinet on 19 March 2018. The verdictBike hangers help those who do not have space but do not address safety.For there to be any significant growth in cycling, segregated infrastructure is required on the busy … Continue reading Soft measures not a substitute for a safe and attractive cycling environment

Council Elections – we still need space for cycling

Next May's council elections will be here quicker than you might like.With the elections just a few months away it is time to review progress made by your councillors against the 'ward asks' they pledged to support four years ago before being elected. What you can do now: Check out what was demanded in your … Continue reading Council Elections – we still need space for cycling

Why comment on Lambeth’s Local Plan Review

Lambeth council's local plan is coming up for review.30 years ago it wasn't possible to walk or cycle directly along the Lambeth Thameside under Westminster and Vauxhall bridges. In the early 1990s the Lambeth Cyclists got a small change made to the Lambeth Local Plan to show a walking and cycling route along the Thames. … Continue reading Why comment on Lambeth’s Local Plan Review

Timid tackling of rat running in Streatham

Lambeth Council continues its Our Streets 'neighbourhood enhancement programme' and is looking at residential streets in Streatham that suffer rat running. In Streatham Wells, the Our Streets programme hopes to have a positive impact on some of the most used roads in the area. This is your chance to share your thoughts on the proposals. Despite … Continue reading Timid tackling of rat running in Streatham

This Tuesday: Two guest speakers at Lambeth Cyclists meeting

Fantastic guests and an opportunity not to be missed at Tuesday's Lambeth Cyclists meeting! Lambeth Council has commissioned a plan for a dense borough-wide Cycle Network of appealing and convenient routes, this is to further its ambition to become London's most cycle friendly borough for all people, young and old. We are delighted that Mark … Continue reading This Tuesday: Two guest speakers at Lambeth Cyclists meeting

Consultation: Two-way cycling in one-way streets

Lambeth Council is consulting on allowing two-way cycling on all one-way streets.Lambeth Council says: Lambeth Council’s policy is to encourage cycling by making it an attractive transport option to all types of people. The bicycle can be given a major advantage over motorised modes by making cycle access more direct and extensive. Allowing two-way cycling … Continue reading Consultation: Two-way cycling in one-way streets